Anthony Richard Anstead is an English TV host, engine expert, car builder, designer, and artist, popular for co-presenting the Channel 4 automotive show ‘For the Love of Cars’. He presented the show with Philip Glenister. In 2017, alongside Mike Brewer, Anstead took over from Edd China as co-host of the Wheeler Dealers show. In 1999, Anstead joined Hertfordshire Constabulary and also served as Bishop’s Stortford as a Police Constable. After that, he moved to Cheshunt Police Station and then became a member of Welwyn Garden City’s Tactical Weapons Unit. Therefore, he was one of the youngest armed officers in the UK ever. In fact, the police service granted Anstead two commendations for acts of courage.
Moreover, he eventually left his police service in 2005 to pursue a career as a car maker. He began to build and rebuild customer vehicles and designed leisure cars and one-offs. Similarly, he also created unique art and sculpture pieces, and many of his works are held in museums and private collections worldwide. For more than 15 years, Anstead played semi-professional football, playing over 700 matches at Ryman level. Likewise, he also made the transition from goalkeeper to striker, most notably becoming the first player in both positions to earn Ryman league promotions.
Caption: Anthony Richard Anstead
Ant Anstead: Early Life, Education, and Family
Anstead was born to her parents on 28 March 1979 in Plymouth, Devon, England. During his childhood, he spent a lot of his time with his siblings. Talking about his parents, there are no details available. Similarly, talking about her educational qualification, Richard Hale School, Hertford, and then attended to complete his A-levels at the nearby Haileybury School. Besides, there are no details on his early life.
Ant Anstead: Career and Achievements
After working as a co-host for some time, in 2014, Anstead eventually started his own TV production company. there he created his own show ‘The Most Expensive Cars of the World’. similarly, in the year 2014, he started hosting a Channel 4 auto show with British actor Philip Glenister. In 2015 again, Anstead hosted BBC Two’s live show Building Cars Live along with James May and Kate Humble. Hence, as a tv host, Anstead has presented several television shows.
Besides, Anstead hosts the live stages of some of the auto shows in the United Kingdom. Anstead also is a motivational speaker who likes to give motivational talks in schools and charities. Likewise, Anstead is also part of the current ‘World’s Greatest Vehicles’ series, in addition to Master Mechanic. The show sees a panel of motoring specialists covering the five biggest sports cars ever made. On their iconic designs and game-changing results, the cars are judged. Anstead worked with Edd China as co-host of Wheeler Dealers, the auto show, in 2017.
Caption: Anstead with his 1965 Ford Mustang
Ant Anstead: Personal life and wife
Anstead married twice to date. He married his first wife Louise Anstead in the year 2005. The former couple has two children one daughter and a son Amelie and Archie. However, after 12 years of their marriage in 2017, they divorced each other. After a year he married Christina El Moussa, an American television personality in 2018. The couple started dating in October 2017. They two have one son, Hudson London Anstead, born on 6 September 2019. Sadly his second marital relationship also failed and the former couple divorced on 18 September 2020.
Caption: Anstead and his ex-partner Christina El Moussa.
Ant Anstead: Net Worth and social media
The tv host has a total net worth of $5 million US dollars. His main source of income is her profession as a tv host, car designer, and maker. Similarly, talking about her social media availability, she is available on Instagram as ant_anstead. Likewise, Anstead is also accessible on Twitter as AntAnstead. Anstead has more than 334 k followers on Instagram and 65.1 k followers on Twitter.
Ant Anstead: Body measurements
The 41-year-old tv host is very handsome to look at. He holds charming facial features, dazzling brown eyes, and has fair skin. Additionally, he stands 1.87 meters tall and weighs around 81 kgs. Besides, his other body measurements are not available.